Kaya signs with a modeling agency. Temptation Island‘s Kaya “has signed a modeling contract with the New York-based Q Model Management,” according to the LA Times. Sigh. (scroll down to quick takes.)
Temptation Island’s producer “tells what went on behind the scenes.” Temptation Island‘s story producer Dave Rupel talks to Salon.com’s Carina Chocano about the show, casting the couples, and what makes reality TV successful. He says that he thinks Kaya took the show most seriously, and admits they had no idea what would happen during the… continue reading
did Tempter Sean appear in porn? (nudity warning: the links contain or lead to naked pictures, so it’s probably not smart to click them if you’re underage or at work. but whatever.) Weblogger Keith wonders if Temptation Island‘s tempter Sean modeled as Chad Mesmer for gay-themed Freshmen magazine. Keith isn’t sure if it’s the same… continue reading
The Mole, Temptation Island pull big ratings wins for their networks. The Mole‘s ratings were the series’ highest ever, boosting ABC’s sweeps ratings to let it tie with CBS in the 18 to 49 demographic for the month. Temptation Island also won its hour, although it wasn’t the show’s highest rated episode to date. Still,… continue reading
Mandy rejects offers from both Playboy and record company. Mandy Lauderdale has left Temptation Island, where she chose to stay with her boyfriend Billy, and now, she’s not succumbing to temptation in the entertainment world, either. She rejected $1.5 million from Playboy to post naked, and she also rejected a record contract from Capitol Records,… continue reading
despite temptation, all three couples stay together; one gets engaged. On the finale of FOX’s Temptation Island, the couples had teary reunions, but ultimately decided to stay together. And Andy and Shannon got engaged, according to the text update that ran at the end of the show, and Mandy and Billy are now living apart,… continue reading
having trouble surviving your temptation? this book wants to help. A new book that bills itself as “[t]he first book to respond to the highly rated Temptation Island show” helps people “plan for intimacy, faithfulness and fulfillment from the Creator of love and sex Himself.” Maybe the authors of Surviving Temptation Island will send copies… continue reading
the reality TV trifecta: the mole is finally revealed, Temptation ends, and Law & Order kills a reality TV star. Last night’s episode was all about the final two challenges, leaving tonight’s 8 p.m. EST second half of The Mole finale at 8 p.m. EST on ABC to reveal all. First, though, Anderson will reunite… continue reading
“will Temptation Island’s Mandy and Billy go to hell?” Yes.
Slate presents Temptation Island CliffsNotes. As a service to those people who have spared themselves the trauma of watching Temptation Island up until now, Slate presents an abbreviated guide to the series to help you catch up, fast.
Temptation Island’s time slot will go to Boot Camp, not Love Cruise. Boot Camp, the eight-episode show about people who submit themselves to “Marine-style basic training,” will likely replace Temptation Island in its Wednesday at 9 time slot. Inside.com says that Bunim-Murray’s Love Cruise, which is known in the industry as “Fuck Boat,” is being… continue reading
Playboy.com publishes photos of two Temptation Island tempters. (warning: the following links contain nudity. probably not a wise idea to click them if you’re underage or at work. but whatever.) Playboy magazine has published online photos of two Temptation Island tempters who once posed for the magazine. Playboy.com features pictures of both Alison Dietrich, M.D…. continue reading
Taheed is “married–with children.” The National Enquirer has discovered that Taheed, who was booted with partner Ytossie from Temptation Island, is actually married and has two kids. A producer says the show did “extensive background checks,” which apparently were as extensive as the bathing suits being worn by the islanders.
despite falling numbers, Temptation Island beats The West Wing again. With two episodes to go, Temptation Island is getting stronger in its time slot, again beating NBC’s The West Wing–even though its overall numbers were down.
Temptation Island may be back for a second season. Although “no decision has been made yet,” according to a FOX spokesperson, FOX is considering a second run of Temptation Island–which its producer said could take place in a “winter-themed” environment.